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Now I'll Tell (1934)

Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his... See full summary »

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Cast

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Virginia Golden
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Peggy Warren
Robert Gleckler ...
Al Mossiter
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Tommy Doran
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Freddie Stanton
G.P. Huntley ...
Jack Hart
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Mary Doran
Ronnie Cosby ...
Tommy Doran Jr.
Ray Cooke ...
Eddie Traylor
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George Curtis
Clarence Wilson ...
Attorney Joe Davis
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Wynne
Theodore Newton ...
Joe
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Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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8 June 1934 (USA)  »

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Now I'll Tell You  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The movie is loosely based on the autobiography of Carolyn Green Rothstein, wife of New York gambler and mobster Arnold Rothstein. See more »

Quotes

Peggy Warren: I was born in the Virgin Islands.
Murray Golden: You must have left there when you were quite young.
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Fooling with the Other Woman's Man
Lyrics by Lew Brown
Music by Harry Akst
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a young "Spence" is dynamite in this film!
12 April 1999 | by (NY/NJ) – See all my reviews

Just saw this film at a private screening - based on the life of a real gangster - featuring a young "Spence" who is absolutely dynamite. He plays a charming scoundrel who works his way up financially within the underworld via running a gambling joint - fixing fights helping wealthy businessmen out of fixes, etc. And Alice Faye is "Harlowlike" in her second screen role. If you like or love Spencer Tracy - this is a must see film. Sadly, the film survives from a pieced together reconstruction - based on a work print - and thus is a little rough around the edges - with numerous splices which mars some of the dialogue. Nonetheless - a real treat.


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